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Oceana bittersweet about CITES' failure to protect seven out of eight shark species
Porbeagle only shark species granted protection against international trade at CITES
CITES fails to protect Atlantic bluefin tuna
Oceana warns CITES parties that global demand for shark fins is pushing species towards extinction
A new report by Oceana shows that in 2008, 87 countries exported nearly 10,000 tonnes of fins to Hong Kong, the biggest single market in the world
Oceana urges to protect 40 marine species under CITES listings
Oceana supports the banning of the international trade of bluefin tuna and asks for 8 shark species and 31 red and pink coral species to be regulated
Oceana welcomes CITES call for protection of marine species
CITES Secretariat joins international consensus on the need for a bluefin tuna international trade ban
Oceana urges EU Spanish presidency to champion protection of the oceans
The upcoming Spanish presidency of the EU is an excellent opportunity to promote a sustainable Common Fisheries Policy, increase the protection of the European oceans and develop a firm commitment to renewable marine energies
Oceana welcomes FAO majorities supporting international trade ban for bluefin tuna and strong trade measures for sharks
Oceana considers this outcome a key step in urging CITES Contracting Parties to halt the drastic decline of these endangered species
Oceana urges Fisheries Ministers to end fishing for critically endangered sharks in 2010
Oceana’s new report highlights how European fisheries laws, such as TACs and quotas, must be used to protect sharks and rays
ICCAT's last chance to prove capable of controlling fisheries
Oceana and MarViva Call for Moratorium on Bluefin Tuna and Improved Management for Sharks
The European Union should lead shark conservation and management in ICCAT
Spain, the country with the most shark catches in Europe, has already adopted legislation for its fleet prohibiting the catch of threatened species
Vulnerable Sharks in the Atlantic Ocean
The race for threatened sharks
Keeping the balance: How environmental conventions can be used to protect sharks and their habitats
From head to tail. How European nations commercialise shark products
The beauty of the beast: The present and future of elasmobranches in Europe
Guide to european elasmobranches
Oceana's contribution to the ICCAT shark assesment. Madrid, september 2008
Fishy business: How EU shark fleets escape regulation and undermine shark conservation around the world
Treated as trash
Hunted for fins: How EU fleets target threatened sharks - without management - in the world's oceans
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EU Fisheries ministers increase quotas for vulnerable species
EU closes shark fisheries loopholes, goes "fins attached"
ICCAT’s baffling contradiction: precaution on bluefin, abandonment of sharks
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